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Job Opening: Shinjo Ito Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Buddhism

Institution: University of California – Berkeley, Center for Japanese Studies Location: California, United States Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley Shinjo Ito Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Buddhism 2018‑2020 With the generous support of the Shinnyo-en Foundation, Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley is … Continue reading

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Summer program: Buddhist East Asia: The Interplay of Religion, the Arts and Politics

NEH Summer Institute ~ May 28 to June 22, 2018 This multidisciplinary program, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will offer four weeks of context-rich engagement with Buddhist teachings, practices and primary texts (in translation), examining how they have … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Assembling Shinto: Buddhist Approaches to Kami Worship in Medieval Japan

Assembling Shinto: Buddhist Approaches to Kami Worship in Medieval Japan Anna Andreeva http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970571 HARDCOVER ISBN 9780674970571, Harvard East Asian Monographs 396 420 pages, 9 color illustrations, 1 halftone, 14 line illustrations, 3 maps During the late twelfth to fourteenth centuries, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian languages and culture, University of California-Santa Barbara (part-time)

Institution:  University of California – Santa Barbara, East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies Location:  California, United States Position:  Lecturer in East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies (Part-time) The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources

C. Pierce Salguero (ed.), Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017). From its earliest days, Buddhism has been closely intertwined with medicine. Buddhism and Medicine is a singular collection showcas- ing the generative relationship and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia

Via University of Washington Press. Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia EDITED BY PETER SKILLING AND JUSTIN THOMAS MCDANIEL CONTENTS The diffusion of religious thought in Buddhist Asia has been marked by new modes of expression. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop: Layers of Interpretation – Commentarial Practices Throughout Buddhist Textual Traditions

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München is pleased to announce a call for papers for the workshop “Layers of Interpretation – Commentarial Practices Throughout Buddhist Textual Traditions,” to be held on June 15-16, 2018 in Munich, Germany, with keynote addresses … Continue reading

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